Serena Sails; Clijsters Out with Abdominal Tear in Toronto on Tuesday

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine during their match at the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Toronto, August 9, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - … [Read more...]

Petkovic Stops Canadian Junior Bouchard at Rogers Cup

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - Grey skies and thunderous rain delayed the start of play in Toronto Tuesday morning, but eventually blue skies prevailed and 17-year-old Canadian junior Eugénie Bouchard made her debut on the centre court of the … [Read more...]

Bartoli, Jankovic, Kuznetsova Fall in Upset Filled Monday in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - Main draw action got under way on Monday at the Rogers Cup. It was a day filled with surprises and upsets as seeds Marion Bartoli, Jelena Jankovic, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Svetlana Kuznetsova all fell in the … [Read more...]

With Many Stops and Starts, “Like a Machine,” Monfils Gets Past Isner to Reach Legg Mason Final

By Dave Seminara WASHINGTON, DC - On a rainy night in Washington Gael Monfils spent most of the evening watching shark week on the Discovery Channel with his coach, waiting out the rain. The aquatic theme was fitting for a wet night but Monfils … [Read more...]

Injured Radwanska Beats Ailing Petkovic at Carlsbad

By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – If Rock beats Paper, then Wounded beat Woozy in the first semifinal of the Mercury Insurance Open. Agnieszka Radwanska endured an injured shoulder to beat Andrea Petkovic, who was battling gastrointestinal … [Read more...]

Ivanovic Downs Peng, Reaches Semis at Mercury Insurance Open

  By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – Playing some of her sharpest tennis of the year, Ana Ivanovic swept past Shuai Peng in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 to reach just her second semifinal of 2011. But it wasn’t all smiles and “Adjes” … [Read more...]

Zvonareva Fends off Liscki

By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – It took five match points and three racquets, but Vera Zvonareva finally clinched a spot in the semifinals of the Mercury Insurance Open by beating Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. For two hours and 13 minutes, … [Read more...]

A Peek Into WTA All-Access Hour in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO, Canada - The WTA held All-Access Hour at the Rexall Centre on Monday with the Top 8 women’s seeds for  Rogers Cup. Kim Clijsters said that she is “excited” to make her return to tennis at the Rogers Cup. She … [Read more...]

Radwanska Comes Back From a First Set Bagel to Win in Carlsbad

By Curt Janka CARLSBAD, California – Starting the match with her right shoulder lightly taped and finishing with it heavily strapped, Agnieszka Radwanska came from behind to beat Daniela Hantuchova 0-6, 6-4, 6-4 at the Mercury Insurance Open. The … [Read more...]

US Open Series Approach Shots: Rogers Cup Toronto Tournament Director Karl Hale

Tennis Panorama News will be covering all of the US Open Series tournaments this summer. The second entry in our series of short Q & A’s with the Tournament Directors of some of the US Open Series tournaments is with Karl Hale, the Tournament … [Read more...]